Archive: Los Angeles

Vikings Say They're Not Talking L.A.

A Minnesota Vikings official says the franchise is not in active discussions about relocating to Los Angeles. Lester Bagley, the Vikings' vice president of public affairs and stadium development, was quoted in Minneapolis-area newspapers in today's editions as saying that franchise owner Zygi Wilf had spurned overtures to speak...


By Mark Maske | August 29, 2008; 01:44 PM ET | Comments (0)

L.A. Talk

I remember thinking at one point while I was at the annual league meeting a few weeks ago in Palm Beach, Fla., that it was remarkable how there was no talk whatsoever about the NFL returning to Los Angeles. It was the first time I could recall being at...


By Mark Maske | April 17, 2008; 10:26 AM ET | Comments (3)

Stadium in L.A. Could Cost $1 Billion

NEW ORLEANS--NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said today that the league's estimates of the cost for building a stadium for a team in the Los Angeles area range from $820 million to $1 billion. Those estimates are based on having a team playing in Los Angeles in the 2010 season,...


By Mark Maske | October 24, 2006; 10:03 PM ET | Comments (9)

Goodell, Upshaw To Meet Thursday

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and Players Association chief Gene Upshaw are scheduled to meet on Thursday to discuss a variety of topics, including possible changes to the league's steroid-testing program. Goodell has said it's possible that the program will be strengthened, perhaps by testing players more frequently or adding...


By Mark Maske | September 19, 2006; 10:05 AM ET | Comments (1)

Goodell Not Ruling Out Expansion as Means to Get a Team to L.A.

Most of the NFL's 32 team owners seem to favor moving an existing franchise rather than expanding when the league is ready to put a club in Los Angeles. New commissioner Roger Goodell said Wednesday in East Rutherford, N.J., that he does not favor further expansion as a general...


By Mark Maske | September 7, 2006; 02:09 PM ET | Comments (0)

J. Jones Says L.A. a Top Priority for New Commish

OXNARD, Calif. -- During a lengthy conversation as he watched his team's practice here Sunday, Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said the NFL remains on course toward putting a franchise back in Los Angeles within the next few years. The issue has been put on the back burner while the...


By Mark Maske | August 1, 2006; 01:18 PM ET | Comments (0)


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